Saturday 4 May 1957
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Jaak Huimerind: Estonian architect.
- Kathy Kreiner: Canadian skier.
- Marijke Vos: Dutch educator and politician.
- Mary Seguin: American homicide victim, murdered by her husband, Kenneth, on 4/28/1992.
- 83rd Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Iron Liege wins in 2:02.2.
- Anne Frank Foundation forms in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
- Alan Freed hosts Rock n' Roll Show, first prime-time network rock show.
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